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One day after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake rattled the northern Philippines and killed at least 16 people, a new, powerful earthquake hit the country’s central region Tuesday, The Associated Press.. WorldNews - Published
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the Philippines main island of Luzon, causing several buildings to collapse with at least six people dead on Monday, according to The New Straits Times. The quake.. WorldNews - Published
CCTV video illustrates the shock and panic generated by a moderate 5.6 magnitude earthquake that shook Turkey's western province of Denizli on Wednesday. There were no immediate reports of casualties..